Economic Buzz: ECB Leaves Key Rates Unchanged

The European Central Bank left its key interest rates, asset purchases and forward guidance unchanged on Thursday, amid softening growth momentum in the euro area. The Governing Council, led by ECB President Mario Draghi, left the key interest rates unchanged after the policy session in Frankfurt. The main refi rate is currently at a record low zero percent and the deposit rate at -0.40 percent. The marginal lending facility rate is 0.25 percent.